She bends to flick a desiccated lizard, twisted like apple peel, stranded out of season, skidding it across the icy pond.
Ophelia Redux, Martin Porter.
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Matthew is a poet from the West Midlands, currently living in Oxford and studying for a BA in English Language and Literature. He was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year and has written for the NYT, the National Poetry Society, the London School of Liberal Arts, Left Foot Forward and in the Independent on Sunday. He is co-editor of The Isis, a long standing independent magazine established at Oxford University in 1892 as well as being the current vice-president of the Oxford University Poetry Society.

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You can now listen and subscribe to our Bare Fiction Podcast via itunes.

Tomorrow we will have poetry from Bethany W Pope but for now, episode 1 with Rachel Trezise reading from her short story “Punctuation”.

https://itun.es/gb/AoTF1.c?i=316031660 Direct link and you should be able to search for us in the next day or two. #podcast #shortstory #racheltrezise #fiction #litmag #literature #magazine #poetry #spokenword #livelit #live